28 August 2021
Join us in person for the 21st Annual Davitt Awards. Debra Oswald will present for Sisters in Crime Australia, who will announce the best crime books by Australian women published in 2020. Book your place here and find out more here.
30 June 2021
If you're a Sisters in Crime financial member, you can still vote on reader's choice for the 21st Davitt awards! Join Sisters in Crime now and have your say before 30 June!
17 June 2021
Robin Gregory’s novel, Traffic, is the first featuring Melbourne Private Investigator Sandi Kent, who has two curiously parallel cases dealing with sex traffic. With a day job that gives her a deep understanding of crime and exploitation; Robin's fiction enables her to solve it. Learn more in this Author Talk With Robin Gregory by Darebin Libraries.
29 May 2021
Tune in to the Crime Fiction Special Event of the Words and Nerds podcast, with a livestream of Dani Vee at Abbey's bookshop, featuring RWR McDonald, Sulari Gentill and Craig Sisterson.
15 May 2021
Join Clan Destine Press' publisher Lindy Cameron, and CDP's writers too, Saturday 15 May at the Clunes Booktown Event.
13 April 2021
Tuesday 13 April 2021, 6:30- 7:30pm: Online ‘in conversation’ between Clan Destine crime author, Robin Gregory, and award-winning short story writer Philomena Horsley, about Robin’s debut novel, Traffic, featuring lesbian PI, Sandi Kent. Ticket entry $5, redeemable off purchase of the book in store or online from the Readings website. Please book here.
Author Q&A with Robin Gregory by Sisters in Crime, Australia
To go with the release of Traffic, Robin Gregory's debut novel with Clan Destine Press, Sisters in Crime Australia's Robyn Walton had a chat with the book's author to find out how a reader goes to writer to published author – lots of tips!
30 October 2020
Friday 30 October @6.00-7.00pm, Twisted Sisters Online Author Panel
Three new novels – Rose Carlyle’s The Girl in the Mirror, Sally Hepworth’s The Good Sister and Sonya Bates’ Inheritance of Secrets – all explore sisters who are variously sinister, secretive or strange, especially when they happen to be twins! The authors will reveal all to Maggie Baron. Support Sisters in Crime by buying a ticket for your chance to win a $150 book pack.
26 April 2020
Get a ticket for Burning Issues, our Sisters in Crime discussion event!
Australia’s recent unprecedented bushfire season highlighted the power of fire and the damage it can cause. Writers Chloe Hooper, Kimberley Starr and Leisl Leighton talk with Maggie Baron about how their crime books get up close and personal with arson and bushfires, and confront some of the most uncomfortable realities of life in this sunburnt country. Find more information about the event and panelists on our website: Burning Issues.
As you might have guessed, all of Clan Destine Press' events will be canceled for now.
We'd love to stay in touch other ways too, so feel free to email us, or leave a comment on our blog, which we update several times a week.
Thank you and take good care.
21 February 2020
Clan Destine Press gives you a loud shout of encouragement to attend "The past is never dead: mysteries that challenge history," a great Sisters in Crime event this month!
Sulari Gentill, Kirsten Alexander and Kirsty Manning dissect their most recent historical mysteries with Dr Kelly Gardiner and detail what light these books shed on concerns of the present and of earlier eras at 8pm Friday 21 February at South Melbourne’s Rising Sun Hotel. Go, go, go!
20 January 2020
It's 2020 and CDP's ready to make some changes. We'll be blogging a lot more this year as will our daughter press Improbable Press. Check out both blogs and if you'd like to post as a guest, let Atlin Merrick know.
It also looking a lot like podcasts are on their way. We'd love to know what you want in a podcast so head over and leave Clan Destine a comment that'll make CDP's podcast one you can't wait to listen to.
29 November 2019
24 November 2019
Come let true crime writer Vikki Petraitis take you down the mean streets 24 November 2019!
31 October—5 November 2019
Clan Destine will be attending this five day convention in the Huon Valley of Tasmania.
A festival for readers and writers and things that go bump in the night, come along and enjoy masterclasses and workshops, parties and dinners. Clan Destine's own publisher, Lindy Cameron will be part of the Pitch to Publishers session, and take part in the Marple v Holmes panel. She'll also be interviewing Kerry Greenwood about Phryne Fisher.
Come along to all of these great events, then come say hello to Clan Destine Press in the Hall of Writers!
21 September 2019
Narrelle M Harris, writer of eleven books, including Kitty & Candaver, War of the Worlds: Battleground Australia, and Ravenfall for Clan Destine Press, ran the "Finding your Voice - telling the stories that the ‘younger you’ needed to hear" workshop.
26 September 2019
Clan Destine Press is planning an alien invasion on Thursday, 26 September 2019 at the Athenaeum Theatre, Melbourne, from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm, and you're invited!
This event is to promote War of the Worlds: Battleground Australia, an anthology based on the Martian invasion of earth, imagined by HG Wells. With stories set in Australia of the past, present and future, this collection features 16 of Australia's best science fiction, crime and speculative fiction authors.
Guest authors include:
Carmel Bird, Lindy Cameron, Jack Dann, Kerry Greenwood, Narrelle M Harris, Dmetri Kakmi, Rick Kennett, Angela Meyer, Lucy Sussex, Janeen Webb, and Sean Williams.
Get your tickets on Eventbrite and join us on 26 September 2019 for readings, books signings, and drinks.
Friendly aliens welcome.